FREE family friendly fire fun!
ChiIL out with ChiIL Mama and hot fire spinning on the Chicago lakefront!
jam starts 7:30pm
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The fire breathing is over the top impressive. And the fire spinners come in a huge array of types, ages, and styles.
You might even see saber juggling, contact juggling and other fireless implements. And the fire toys run the gamut from hula hoops and poi to flaming swords, fans, staffs, chains and more!
Worlds Collide Alert: Some of the coolest people we know perform at the fire jam. We frequently see the teachers and students we know from the circus arts world via CircEsteem there, and Sagezilla was in Girls Rock Camp during the July Jam, and she was super stoked to see one of the band members who had just played for them in camp!
Take the lakefront trail North. If you hit Foster Ave beach, you’ve gone too far. Please be respectful of the park and its guests.
Lake Shore Drive to Foster Ave, go east (towards the Lake) on Foster Ave. When the street curves around to the right, follow it. The jam is a 1/4 mile down on the west side of the street. Parking is free but hard to come by due to the amount of spectators.
Red Line to Argyle. Walk towards the lakefront, under Lake Shore Drive via the viaduct and you emerge right at the jam.
146 bus will drop you off at Marine & Argyle or Marine & Ainslie. Walk towards the lakefront, under Lake Shore Drive (at Argyle) via the viaduct and you emerge right at the jam.
GPC can be accessed by bike. For best directions/routes, use Google Maps to plot your route to 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624.
There is FREE PARKING is just south of the Conservatory’s main entrance. For best directions/routes, use Google Maps to plot your route to 300 N. Central Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60624.
Take the CTA Green Line to the new Conservatory-Central Park Drive Station. The station is just steps away from the Garfield Park Conservatory. Please note: the Conservatory is located at the “Conservatory-Central Park” stop of the Green line on the West Side of Chicago, not the “Garfield” stop on the South Side at 55th St.
The 82 Kimball-Homan bus will drop you off two blocks east of GPC.